Logic, Probability, and Epistemology: The Power of Semantics

Logic, Probability, and Epistemology: The Power of Semantics

by Sahotra Sarkar
     
 

First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below

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First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815322641
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/01/1996
Series:
Science and Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: Basic Works of Logical Empiricism Series, #3
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Series Introduction
Volume Introduction
The Semantic Conception of Truth and the Foundations of Semantics1
Modalities and Quantification37
On Probability and Induction69
The Two Concepts of Probability95
Philosophical Foundations of Probability115
The Propensity Interpretation of the Calculus of Probability, and the Quantum Theory135
On the Justification of Induction141
On Inductive Logic148
Studies in the Logic of Confirmation175
A Query on Confirmation227
A Note on the Paradoxes of Confirmation231
On Infirmities of Confirmation Theory235
Reply to Nelson Goodman239
The Use of Simplicity in Induction241
The Aim of Inductive Logic259
Studies in the Logic of Explanation275
The Meaning of Reduction in the Natural Sciences316
The Nature of Theoretical Concepts and the Role of Models in an Advanced Science354
Carnap's New System of Inductive Logic361
The Unimportance of Semantics389
Acknowledgments401

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